WAYNE-SANDERSON FARMS DANVILLE SUPPORTS YELL COUNTY GRADUATES WITH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

DANVILLE, AR. (June 2024) –Three Yell County high school graduates are advancing to higher education as the recipients of annual scholarship awards from Wayne-Sanderson Farms. Each year, local high school-aged family members of Wayne-Sanderson Farms Danville employees and farm partners are encouraged to submit applications for scholarships available for post-secondary education and training through the company.


“We are proud to support these exemplary students with their educational endeavors and invest in the future of Yell County,” said Wayne-Sanderson Farms Danville Complex Manager Toby Tapp. “Higher education opportunities will make a huge difference in both the lives of these students and the communities where they will live, work and raise families.”

2024 Wayne-Sanderson Farms Danville Complex scholarship recipients:

  • Sebastian Flores– Dardanelle School District
    • Sebastian is the son and grandson of Wayne-Sanderson Farms Danville employees Lerly Jonibeth Fuentess and Mirna Ramos, respectively.
    • He will attend Arkansas Tech University and major in Finance.
  • Gladys Andrade – Danville School District
    • Gladys is the daughter of Wayne-Sanderson Farms Danville employee Cristina Andrade.
    • She will pursue a major in Healthcare Administration, and has been accepted to the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and Arkansas Tech.
  • Dakota Hooker– Two Rivers School District
    • Dakota is the grandson of retired local Wayne-Sanderson Farms breeder partners James and Judy Whilow.
    • He plans to attend Arkansas Tech University and major in Education. 

 

About Wayne-Sanderson Farms

Wayne-Sanderson Farms is an industry leader and the nation’s third-largest poultry producer, serving customers, consumers and communities with integrity, leadership and responsible farm, workplace and business practices. With a diverse portfolio of products, a strong operating culture, and an industry-leading workforce of more than 26,000 people, Wayne-Sanderson Farms owns and operates 23 fresh and further-processing facilities across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and Texas. Wayne-Sanderson Farms produces affordable, high-quality poultry products for retail, foodservice, restaurant, industrial and institutional segments under the brand names of WAYNE FARMS® fresh and prepared chicken; SANDERSON FARMS® fresh chicken; COVINGTON FARMS® fresh and frozen chicken; PLATINUM HARVEST® premium fresh chicken; CHEF’S CRAFT® gourmet chicken; and NAKED TRUTH® premium chicken. For more information visit our website at http://www.waynesandersonfarms.com

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